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Jan 15

Call for papers International PhD Conference March 19-21 2018 in Hamburg (new deadline Jan. 28 2018)

International PhD Conference and Expert Seminar “New Trends in the Development of Work-Family Policies, Gender and Care – Causes, Dynamics and Consequences” The ESPAnet PhD conference will be at the University of Hamburg March 19-21 2018 New deadline for abstracts: January 28, 2018 Concept Since the 1970s, welfare state policies towards childcare and long-term care (LTC) for …

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Jan 05

Call for session propsals- 11th ESPAnet Italy Conference, 13-15 September 2018

Session proposals for the eleventh  ESPAnet-Italy annual conference “Beyond Continuity. Challenges to Welfare in a Globalized World” can be in English or Italian. The conference will be hosted by the University of Florence, at the “Polo delle Scienze Sociali”. Deadline for session proposals is 20 January 2018. The committee suggests the following  themes for session …

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Jan 05

3 year Postdoc in Migration available at Aalborg University in Denmark

The position is linked to the cross-disciplinary research project “Global flows of migrants and their impact on North European Welfare States” (FLOW) at the Centre for Comparative Welfare Studies at Aalborg University Denmark. Deadline for applications is 10th of February 2018 The position includes teaching experience, including a mandatory course on university pedagogic, in order to facilitate qualifications needed …

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Dec 08

The ESPAnet 2018 conference call for papers will open in January 2018. Call for convenors has closed.

The 2018 Annual ESPAnet Conference „Transformation of European welfare systems: challenges, problems and future prospects“ 30 August – 1 September 2018, Vilnius Call for abstracts will be announced in January 2018 The call for stream convenors has closed. The organising committee for the 16th ESPAnet Annual Conference invites expressions of interest from colleagues willing to …

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Nov 27

15 new Ph.D. positions in the field of ageism

A new Marie-Curie Innovative Ph.D. Training Program funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020 is opening up in the field of ageism. The prestigious program called EuroAgeism is funded under Horizon 2020, MSCA-Innovative training network as international, multidisciplinary, inter-sectorial training program. Application deadline: Jan 31st 2018 They are seeking 15 excellent early stage researchers …

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Nov 25

Invitation to the 7th ESPAnet Netherlands/ Flanders Researchers Day – January 31st 2018, Rotterdam.

The seminar theme is: Contours of a new welfare state? The seminar will be held in Dutch. Deadline for registration and submission of abstracts is January 6th 2018. Junior and senior researchers are invited to present ongoing research in the field of Social Policy. Researchers may participate with or without papers. The seminar is an …

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Nov 23

Post Doc Position at MZES in Social Sciences in the data and Methods Unit.

The Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) at the University of Mannheim offers one Postdoc position in social sciences with a focus on methods in political science. The deadline for applications is January 5, 2018.  Sumissions The MZES is an interdisciplinary research institute of the University of Mannheim dedicated to comparative European social research …

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Sep 25

`Brexit’ Special Issue of the Journal of Social Policy- Open Access

Journal of Social Policy offers free access to papers from the Brexit special issue. You can read all the papers from the issue here. Journal of Social Policy / Volume 46 / Issue 4 / October 2017

Sep 22

Call for Papers: 5th ESPAnet Germany Doctoral Workshop, 22- 23 Feb. 2018

“20 Years of Social Investment: Empirical Evidence and Future Perspectives”  at the  University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Germany ESPAnet Germany and the Research Institute for Societal Development (FGW) will organize the international doctoral workshop in English. Deadline for applications: October 31st 2017. Participation in the workshop is free. The workshop seeks to bring German and international students …

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Sep 13

JESP call for proposals – Special Issue to be published in 2019

Teams are invited to prepare propsals for a special issue of JESP (JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY) to be published in 2019 by 31st October 2017. Interested parties are requested to send a short proposal (no more than 1000 words) describing the scope of the proposed theme; the papers that it would contain; the timetable. They should make a …

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